Samsung Galaxy S8

Added: 02.20.17 | Updated: 02.15.22
  • Model: Galaxy S8
  • Brand: Samsung
  • Rating: 4.39 out of 5 (38 votes)
  • Price: 390 EUR
  • Year of manufacture: 2017
  • Dimensions: 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm
  • Weight: 155 g
  • Chipset: Exynos 8895 Octa (10 nm)
  • Built-in memory: 64 GB
  • Screen: Super AMOLED 5.8 inches
  • Battery: 3000 mAh
  • Rear camera: Single, 12MP
  • Front camera: Single, 8MP

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Samsung Galaxy S8 specs

Common | Price | Design | Screen | Hardware | Memory | Software | Main Camera | Selfie camera | Cellular | Connectivity | Battery | Audio | Sensors | Performance Benchmark

Samsung Galaxy S8 Release dateCommon

Brand and model

Samsung Galaxy S8

Other names

Versions: G950F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); G950FD (Global Dual-SIM); G950U (USA Unlocked); G950A (AT&T); G950P (Sprint); G950T (T-Mobile); G950V (Verizon); G950R4 (US Cellular); G950W (Canada); G950

Launch date

2017, March

Samsung Galaxy S8 PricePrice

First price

390 EUR

Samsung Galaxy S8 dimension, size, weightDesign

Height

5.86 in (148.9 mm)

Width

2.68 in ( 68.1 mm)

Depth

0.31 in ( 8 mm)

Weight

5.47 oz (155 grams)

Build materials

Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame

Water resistant

Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified) IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

Colors

Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold, Rose Pink, Burgundy Red

Case

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Samsung Galaxy S8 screenScreen

Technology Super AMOLED
Size

5.8 in

Screen Area

84.8 cm2

Resolution

1440 x 2960 px

Points per inch

570 PPI

Color Depth

16M

Ratio (height:width)

18.5:9

Ratio (screen:body)

83.6%

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Additional Features

-HDR10
-3D Touch (home button only)
-Always-on display

Screen protector

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Samsung Galaxy S8 ProcessorHardware

Chipset

- Exynos 8895 Octa (10 nm)
or Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) - USA & China

CPU

- Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose M2 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) - EMEA
-Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China

GPU

- Mali-G71 MP20 - EMEA
-Adreno 540 - USA & China

Samsung Galaxy S8 Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory

64 GB, 4 GB RAM

Memory Card Slot

microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only

Samsung Galaxy S8 SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)

User Interface

Samsung Galaxy S8 main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras

Single

Specs

-12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF

Features

LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama

Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.

Samsung Galaxy S8 selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras

Single

Specs

-8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF

Features

Dual video call, Auto-HDR

Video Recording 1440p@30fps
DxOMark Rating73 (Position 97 out of 101)
DxOMark Photos71
DxOMark Video75

Samsung Galaxy S8 Cellular BandsCellular

Bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 66(1700/2100), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
SIM Card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
SAR EU 0.32 W/kg (head)     1.27 W/kg (body)    
SAR 0.44 W/kg (head)     0.75 W/kg (body)    

Samsung Galaxy S8 wifi bluetooth gps nfcConnectivity

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Samsung Galaxy S8 Battery type and CapacityBattery

Capacity

3000 mAh

Type

 Non-removable Li-Ion

Endurance

Video playback - Up to 20 h (3G)
Audio playback - Up to 67 h

Charging

-Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)
-Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)

Samsung Galaxy S8 sound and multimediaAudio

Headphone Jack Yes
Radio No
Others -32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Sensors

Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2

Other specifications

Others

-Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
-
-ANT+
-Bixby natural language commands and dictation

Performance Benchmark

Samsung Galaxy S8 antutu score Antutu Score

Antutu 8 Score231907 (Position 462 out of 1146)
Antutu 7 Score202356 (Position 76 out of 2128)

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Samsung Galaxy S8 geekbench ScoreGeekbench Score

GeekBench 6 Single Core361 (Position 391 out of 578)
GeekBench 6 Multi Core1243 (Position 372 out of 577)
GeekBench 6 Vulkan531 (Position 265 out of 282)
GeekBench 6 OpenCL1255 (Position 217 out of 325)
GeekBench 5 Single Core340 (Position 1099 out of 1884)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core1454 (Position 951 out of 1873)
GeekBench 4 Single Core1763 (Position 144 out of 1024)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core6028 (Position 118 out of 1022)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript8798
GeekBench 4 Battery3410

See the page Samsung Galaxy S8 Geekbench where you will find details about the Geekbench result of the device, rankings, and similar models.

Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from Samsung. However, there may be differences in specifications.

Review of Samsung Galaxy S8

The flagship smartphones of the South Korean company Samsung have long been an integral part of that category of devices that are most eagerly awaited by consumers. Just such interest provokes and Galaxy S8. This model is of impressive dimensions and came into the "arena" after the misfortunes surrounding the Note 7. In other words, it was tasked with the serious task of dispelling doubts about the quality of Samsung products. Because of this, the company has geared up to launch an excellent smartphone. The Galaxy S8 is just that. 
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Samsung Galaxy S8 Reviews and Opinions

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2021-12-11 10:05:12
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I own a samsung s8 my front lcd scree grollia glass and back screen shattered it was in amotorcycle accident should i replace screen or is there one anothger samsung compactable with s8 that has 5g

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Samsung Galaxy S8 cost?

The price of the Samsung Galaxy S8 varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at 390 EUR. Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.

When did the Samsung Galaxy S8 come out?

Samsung Galaxy S8 mobile was launched on in these colors: Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold, Rose Pink, Burgundy Red.

What is the size and weight of Samsung Galaxy S8 ?

The Samsung Galaxy S8 has dimensions of Height: 148.9 mm Width: 68.1 mm Thickness: 8 mm and weighs approximately 155 grams.

What is the screen size and resolution of Samsung Galaxy S8?

When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 5.8 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 1440 x 2960 px at a pixel density of 570 ppi.

How much memory and storage does a Samsung Galaxy S8 have?

Device comes with chipset Exynos 8895 Octa (10 nm) with processor Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose M2 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) - EMEA
Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) - USA & China. Samsung Galaxy S8 is available with internal memory of 64 GB, 4 GB RAM.

What are the main camera specifications and megapixels of the Samsung Galaxy S8?

The device have a Single rear camera setup with specs of 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF and features like LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama

What are the front camera specs and MP of the Samsung Galaxy S8?

The device comes with Single front camera setup with specs of 8 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/3.6'', 1.22µm, AF and features like Dual video call, Auto-HDR